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Does Color Impact Readability?

Color blindness refers to a group of conditions that result in a person not being able to see the full range of colors. In most cases color blindness is an inherited condition.

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Design Matters: What is Presbyopia?

As we enter our 40's we are likely to notice a change in our vision. Changes in our vision may make it more difficult for our eyes to focus. These changes are called presbyopia.

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SHIINE: Medicare Education and Protection Program

SHIINE stands for Senior Health Information and Insurance Education. SHIINE’s purpose is to provide free, confidential and impartial knowledge to recipients of Medicare.

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Business Owner Resources

Indicators suggest that population aging is the new normal. Boomers (born 1946-1964) and other older generations have meaningful buying power.

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Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: The Role of Transportation to Aging in Place

Having reliable and affordable transportation is key to aging in place.

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Aging in Place: The Importance of Walkability

Walkability is an important part of aging in place for many reasons.

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Common Health Concerns

As we age, we are at greater risk for chronic disease. To help you out, SDSU Extension has compiled a list of websites to help you learn more about common health concerns for older adults.

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Practicing Mindfulness With The Breath

Practicing mindfulness through our breath will allow us to take notice of our emotions and what triggers us feel a certain way. When we live in this place of mindfulness, we experience less stress, anxiety, and lack of understanding.

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Population Aging

Population aging is an increase in the proportion of the population age 65 and older. As a result, the average age of the population increases.

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Vitamins & Minerals for Older Adults

No matter your age, it is important to get the right amount of nutrients each day.